Searching for the Eighth Degree of Tzedakah: Jewish Institutional Investment in Low-Income Community and Economic Development Financial Institutions

By Jeffrey Dekro, Lawrence Bush

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), June 1997

American Jewish institutional investment in low-income community and economic development is a new realm for Jewish institutional tzedakah that is both informed by traditional Jewish concepts and serves to build bridges between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities. The Tzedek/Justice Economic Development Campaign facilitates partnerships between Jewish institutions and community-controlled community development financial institutions. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.73 no.4, Summer 1997.

Topic: Philanthropy and Fundraising, Development, Poverty, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 73/No. 4

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Dekro, Jeffrey. Bush, Lawrence. Searching for the Eighth Degree of Tzedakah: Jewish Institutional Investment in Low-Income Community and Economic Development Financial Institutions. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). June 1997: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1851


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